10 most bizarre festivals
  Every year thousands of people gather to take part and look at really unusual festivals. The roots of many of these celebrations have deep roots embedded in the old…

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Differences terms: holiday, festival, carnival
  Should distinguish between the concepts of the holiday celebration, festival, carnival. Usually in the minds of people these terms are often confused due to the fact that they are…

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Ten unusual holidays of the world

 

A journey through the world — class, definitely interesting. However, sleepy lying on the warm sand at the sea not interesting for everyone. For people who prefer vivid impressions, offers this collection of unusual festivals of the world.

The winter festival of lights

If you happen to visit the Japanese city of Kuwana, be sure to visit the local Botanical garden. In mid-November when the leaves fall, the garden is decorated with numerous (over seven million) bulbs emerging in the patterns of striking beauty. Lasts this extravaganza until mid-March.

When held . November-March

Venice carnival

The Venice carnival is the oldest in Europe. In 2015 to celebrate it will be from 15 February to 4 March. Circus companies and artists-fans consider it an honor to perform at the Carnival (spelled with a capital letter). There is an atmosphere of lightheartedness and fun. However not all so is simple: actually, this mystical celebration, full of symbolism and interesting excursions into the pagan past.

Where . Venice, Italy

When will . always before the 40-day lent before Easter (2015, February 15-March 4)

International balloon festival in the US

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Festivals and holidays in Rimini

 

Rimini is a city of colourful festivals and celebrations. The preparation here very carefully and with all your soul. In order to get to the festival in Rimini, guests come not only from Italy but from all over the world. This year in Rimini will host several music and art festivals, and the most memorable festival of the year – the Pink night .

The festival is “Get up before the Sun.” For the sixth time in a row this spring, from April 27 to may 4 festival of “Get up before the Sun.” It will bring together creative teams from around the world. The festival will be awarded to the best participants in such categories as classical, modern, folk choreography, instrumental folk and classical music, folk and academic choirs, vocalists, ensembles, youth theatre troupe.

Another such festival will be held in the autumn – September 21-28.

The initiator of the acts of the Spanish organizer FIESTALONIA together with the municipality of Rimini.

The festival is “Get up before the Sun” is held for the maintenance and development of Amateur creativity of children and youth, exchange of experience between the teams of Western and Eastern Europe, increase of professional level performers.

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Unusual carnivals

 

Carnivals are not only in Brazil and Venice. For example, in the Italian ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio carnival this year celebrating “on” – “the Carnival of the Habsburgs”. And in nice winter carnival will be held, dedicated to the Rat.

Winter carnival in nice

Nice carnival opens carnival season on the French Riviera.

Among the many cultural events, festivals or sporting events, which take place every year in nice, the carnival is one of the most popular events of the côte d’azur of France this winter. This festival now has an international fame for the quality of their submissions, the courage of the choice and originality of the animation. Remaining a symbol of imagination and burlesque, Winter Carnival attracts millions of people every year, especially on the last day of the carnival.

This year the carnival will be held in 124 times, and will be called “Le Roi des Ratapignatas, Raminagrobis et autres ramassis de Rats masques” and will be held from 16 February to 2 March. This theme, the so-called alliteration on “ra” indicates Chinese new year of the Rat (Rat). The city to the carnival comes to life from daily marches, parade of colors, elegant outfits striding, various concerts of any musical genre, and more.

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